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Government to go ahead with standard packaging
On Wednesday 11th March 2015 MPs voted overwhelmingly in support of the regulations to implement standardised tobacco packaging. 367 MPs voted in favour of the measure and just 113 against. The regulations were approved by the House of Lords on 16th March and the measure will take effect in May 2016.
The clock ticks
children have started smoking since the publication of Sir Cyril Chantler’s evidence review on Wednesday 3rd April 2014.